As a parent, it's exciting to watch your toddler learn new things, like developing the ability to use more words. Most toddlers have a mix of real words and made up words. Here are a few things you can do to boost your toddler's language development so that they learn how to correctly incorporate more real words into their vocabulary.
Just as children can learn intolerance and exclusion, they can also learn to include others. From a very young age, you can serve as an example to your child and raise someone who respects other people’s uniqueness and isn’t afraid to reach out to others, including those who seem to be different from your child on the surface.
Did you know the YMCA of Southern Nevada offers a state-licensed preschool program? We’re big believers in early childhood learning. If your child is entering a preschool program for the first time, here are some great tips for preparing them – and yourself – for this fun and exciting experience:
Preschool is an excellent way to introduce children to play-based learning at a young age. The Y offers preschool courses for children between the ages of 3 and 5 years in a state-licensed facility. Check out a few of the benefits associated with attending preschool at the Y.